Last Friday, a large scale DDoS attack broke the Internet, and now we know that botnets using the Mirai malware are at least partially to blame.
Around 7 AM (EST) last Friday, people started noticing that they couldn’t access websites
Chinese firm Hangzhou Xiongmai Technology Co Ltd said it will recall some of its products sold in the United States after it was identified by security researchers as having made parts for devices that were targeted in a major hacking
Ever since the mid-1990’s, when Sir Tim Berners Lee popularized it, the Internet has become indispensable to day-to-day living. It began then, a mere network – APARTNET – but is today, the World Wide Web – home to millions of
Hackers – they can be a right bunch of bastards. Sure, we love them when they’re helping a plucky hero save the world in an action film. But when we are their targets, and it’s our money they’re looking to
At a time when the cyber crime rate is on the rise, a group of budding engineers of various colleges in the city, have come together to sensitise common people and students about the emerging trends in cyber crime and
In an era where technology boosts the speed and extensiveness of knowledge turnover within the society, it’s hard to deny the fact that modern technologies such as social media platforms have influenced the human lives. As the digital age continues,
We live in the age of internet and e-commerce. We are proud of the fact that everything is just a click away – be it groceries, apparels, products or services. One of the perils of this lifestyle is online fraud,which
LAN or Local Area Network is the type of network connection , where it is used for getting connected to the internet service along with a certain limited area.
These types of network connections are mostly used in homes, companies,
If Congress does nothing, a new policy will take effect in less than two months that will make it easier than ever for the FBI to infiltrate, monitor, copy data from, inject malware into, and otherwise damage computers remotely.
The European Commission announced new cybersecurity requirements for IoT devices.
The new rules are part of a plan to overhaul the EU’s telecommunications laws. The expected proposal comes following warnings that many IoT devices include little or no security protections.
BEIJING (Reuters) – China must speed up plans to replace insecure internet technology with domestic alternatives, President Xi Jinping said on Sunday, the latest indication that China is advancing policies that have raised concerns among foreign businesses.
Foreign business chambers
Leaked files allegedly reveal government corruption
Turkey has blocked Dropbox, Microsoft’s OneDrive, and Google Drive in a bid to stem a tide of anti-government RedHack leaks.
Developer platform Github was also blocked by President Recep Erdogan’s government, following left-wing hacktivist
In August, Motherboard reported that hackers had stolen over 60 million account details for online storage platform Dropbox. The details were from a previously disclosed breach, but the true scale of the hack had not been previously revealed.
It’s only been a few weeks since hackers hijacked more than 1 million Internet of Things devices to launch a record-breaking Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack against the website of cybersecurity reporter Brian Krebs.
Now, the malware that powered
Hillary Clinton is vowing anew to respond to foreign hacking the same as any other attack against the United States. When she openly blamed Russia for recent U.S. cyber break-ins, Donald Trump wondered whether to blame overseas governments or overweight
Southern Nevada’s cyber-space is about to get a lot more secure. On Thursday, the Southern Nevada Cybersecurity Alliance or SNCA will be launched during an inaugural meeting at the Innevation Center in Southwest Las Vegas.
The subject of cyber security
The electronics market today is filled with hundreds of thousands of devices. And yeah, that means there is more than one device that has the same design. But this kind of an industry was unthinkable a few years back when
When cybersecurity journalist Brian Krebs exposes internet crime rings or digital fraudsters, retaliation often follows. And it’s not for the faint of heart.
Mr. Krebs’s adversaries have threatened him physically, assaulted his blog with cyberattacks, tried to frame him for
Cyberspace is the colloquial term used to collectively refer to the virtual space that now occupies a significant position in our day to day affairs. Enabled by the omniscient and omnipresent Internet, Cyberspace has gone from a simple method of
As credit cards become more secure for in-person use through technology such as EMV, some scammers and fraudsters turn to the Internet to continue using cards for unauthorized purchases.
With some reports indicating that online fraud attempts increased by as